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MacBook For Dummies, 5th Edition by Mark L. Chambers

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Chapter 1

Hey, It Really Does Have Everything I Need

In This Chapter

arrow Identifying the important parts of your Mac laptop

arrow Comparing the different MacBook models

arrow Finding the best location for your computer

arrow Unpacking, plugging in stuff, and getting hooked up

arrow Playing with your bundled software

arrow Buying additional stuff you might need

Most action films have one scene in common: I call it “gearing up,” because the good guys strap on their equipment in preparation for battle. (The era doesn’t matter: You see “gearing up” scenes in Gladiator, Aliens, and virtually every movie Arnold has made.) You’re sure to see lots of clicking straps and equipping of offensive weapons (and sometimes even a dash of war paint). The process usually takes a minute or so, all told with whiplash camera work and stirring martial music in the background.

Well, fellow Macintosh road warrior, it takes only two seconds ...

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